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Upstate NY man accused in Long Island home burglaries

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Nassau County detectives arrested a man Monday at his home in Clifton Park after investigators connected him to six home burglaries on Long Island, according to a police news release.

Spencer Williams, 51, is awaiting arraignment Jan. 14 after being charged with six counts of second-degree burglary. He will face a judge at First District Court in Hempstead.

Police said Williams allegedly committed the burglaries in Thomaston, Great Neck and Sands Point. During all six incidents, he allegedly snatched an assortment of jewelry from the homes.

Police said he was charged for the a Dec. 12 burglary at a home on Grosvenor Place in Thomaston; a Nov. 24 burglary at a home on Merrivale Road in Great Neck; a Nov. 24 burglary at a home on Nassau Road in Great Neck; a Dec. 20 burglary at a house on Merrivale Road in Great Neck; a Dec. 21 burglary at a home on Wooleys Lane in Great Neck; and a Dec. 21 burglary at a home on Forest Drive in Sands Point.

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